MARSHALL

Population 24,096

Altitude 375


General

Settled 1839, became seat of Harrison County 1842. When Texas seceded from Union in 1861, city was one of biggest and wealthiest in the state. It produced saddles, harnesses, clothing, powder and ammunition for Confederacy. When Vicksburg fell, Marshall became seat of civil authority west of the Mississippi River, wartime capital of Missouri and headquarters of Trans-Mississippi Postal Department. Confederate Monument on courthouse lawn. Several historic homes offer bed and breakfast. Home of East Texas Baptist Univ., Texas State Technical College, and Wiley College.

GINOCCHIO NATIONAL HISTORIC DISTRICT

HARRISON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM

MARSHALL POTTERY

MICHELSON-REVES ART MUSEUM

STARR FAMILY STATE HISTORIC SITE

WONDERLAND OF LIGHTS


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